Immigration News

New naturalization test begins in December 2020

USCIS has changed the civics test that is required for naturalization. The changes are effective December 1, 2020, and apply to naturalization applications filed on or after that date. Some of the questions and answers have changed. Also, the number… Read More
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USCIS fees remain the same . . . for now

Last summer, USCIS announced that on October 1, 2020, the fees for many applications and petitions would go up. However, on September 29, a federal court stayed the implementation of that fee hike. Sadly, we do not know how long the court order will… Read More
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USCIS again extends due dates

USCIS recently extended due dates again as follows: USCIS will consider a response received within 60 calendar days after the due date set forth in the following requests or notices before taking any action, if the request or notice was issued by USC… Read More
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Immigration courts again extend date for post-poned hearings

The Executive Office for Immigration Review announced that all immigration court hearings scheduled through June 26 for people who are not detained are postponed. The court will mail notices with new hearing dates. Read More
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Immigration Courts extend date for postponed hearings

The Executive Office for Immigration Review announced that all immigration court hearings scheduled through May 29, 2020 for people who are not detained are postponed. The court will mail notices with new hearing dates. Read More
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14 Principles for protecting human rights during the age of COVID-19

As COVID-19 wreaks havoc on economies and upends communities around the world, the people being hit hardest are those already suffering the most: refugees, migrants, and other displaced persons. I’m honored to be a Signatory, along with nearly… Read More
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My tourist visa period of stay is expiring; what do I do?

Visitors who come to the United States on a B-1/B-2 visa are told they had to leave the United States before a certain date, usually in six months. Now, most international travel is shutdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic. So, what should they do?… Read More
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4.12.2020 video message from Renee Redman

The Law Office Renee Redman updates clients during COVID-19. April 12, 2020. Read More
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USCIS offices are closed until at least May 4

USCIS announced that it plans to begin reopening their offices on May 4, unless the public closures are extended further. USCIS staff are continuing to perform duties that do not involve contact with the public. Thus, you can still file applications… Read More
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Immigration hearings cancelled

We hope everyone is doing well and staying safe. All hearings in immigration court for people who are not detained are cancelled at least through May 1. Some hearings for people who are detained are taking place so please check with the specific cour… Read More
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